Patrick James Errington

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Patrick James Errington is the author of the chapbook Glean (ignitionpress, 2018). Errington is a PhD researcher at the University of St. Andrews in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he lives.

by this poet


It’s been years, now, since she left and even
still he sleeps on just half the bed. After all,

it really is easier to make that way, quicker
to hide all evidence of dreaming, like souvenirs

hastily put back up on the shelf. He has become
the tenant of fractioned closets, of half-portioned